Fill a large pot Fill pot with water, or your Idli pot with water.
Make sure that the base of the idli stand is well above the water level when kept inside it.
Keep the water to boil.
In the meantime grease the Idli Stand with little oil (just rub it with your fingers). I use just a drop of oil for each.
Add salt in the batter if not added and adjust the consistency.
Idli batter is of dropping consistency but not runny.
With the help of a spoon fill the moulds of the Idli Stand.
Once the water starts boiling, immerse the Idli stand in it, and close the lid.
Cook the idli for a minimum of 10-12 minutes.
Idlis should be done.
To test prick a knife or a toothpick, it should come out clean. If not let it cook for another 4-5 mins.
Remove it from the pot, and separate each of the stand layers, and let it cool for a minute.
Remove them with the help of a spoon, they come out easily.
Yummy Idlis are ready.
Enjoy it with Coconut Coriander Chutney and Sambar.
One can even make Dosa from the same batter